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Dnipropetrovsk region: SBU exposes heads of department of state-owned bank on embezzling clients' money

SBU officers in cooperation with the Police uncovered the managers of the department of the state-owned bank of Ukraine who embezzled UAH 500,000 (USD 19,230) of the clients of the financial institution in Dnipropetrovsk region.

The law enforcers established that the acting manager of the bank department and her subordinate organized the illegal mechanism. The offenders “used” the drew up, but not issued, cards of clients from amongst the internally displaced persons. The officials personally set the PIN codes and withdrew cash from ATMs.

When the bank clients filed an application on the disappearance of money from the account, the officials dispensed cash from any other card account of the bank clients.

The SBU officers documented that the bank officials illegally embezzled over UAH 500,000.

The complex of investigative measures in the framework of the criminal proceeding initiated under Part 4 Article 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine on identifying other offenders involved in committing the fraud and the additional episodes of the illegal activity is under way.

The indictment regarding the head of the department has already been sent to the court.


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Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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